Tara Minor

Having grown up in the Bay, Tara has returned after 5 years in Dunedin studying Law and Commerce at Otago University. During her time in Dunedin, Tara was a property law tutor and gained practical experience volunteering at Community Law Otago. In her summer breaks and whilst on exchange in Hungary, Tara also travelled extensively through Asia and Europe.

Tara began her legal career at Willis Legal in February 2021 and was admitted to the bar later that year. During her time at Willis she has worked closely with Emma Roberts, one of our property and commercial partners. Tara is enjoying her introduction to the legal profession and is excited for what is to come.

Personal Assistant

Belinda Clibborn

Contact Tara

Email: tminor@willislegal.co.nz
Phone:(06) 835-3229 

Georgia Stafford

Georgia was born and raised in Hawke’s Bay. Georgia studied at Victoria of University of Wellington for five years where she completed a conjoint degree of a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelors of Arts majoring in M­āori Resource Management and Māori Studies. Throughout this time, Georgia volunteered at Community Law on their Prison Project and Student Rights services. Georgia returned to Hawke’s Bay in 2021 to sit the bar and be closer to family.

Georgia was thrilled to begin her legal career at Willis Legal in January 2022, working in the Property Team under Lawrence Willis.

Personal Assistant

Wendy Apperley

Marta Black

Marta graduated with an LLB(Hons) from the University of Waikato in 2019. She then spent two years as a judges clerk at the Christchurch High Court before returning to Hawke’s Bay with her young family. Marta practises in family law and civil litigation.

In her spare time, she enjoys all the beautiful outdoor activities the Bay has to offer, in particular the beaches!

Personal Assistant

Rebecca Scott